After months of development, Actors' Equity has published four new worksheets detailing Covid-19 safety guidelines for live productions.
While the theater community celebrates the inclusion of the Save Our Stages provision in the stimulus package, leaders say there is still more to be done to help workers within the industry.
“Senator Schumer himself said, 'We can and should do better,' and I agree,” said Kate Shindle, president of Actors' Equity Association.
Actors’ Equity is extending its policy of flexible dues paying periods.
Over 850,000 Americans have newly applied for unemployment in the last week, the highest it has been since September, and a jump of over 100,000 from the week prior.
Latino artists report lower rates of health insurance, greater economic losses and higher unemployment. A higher number of them have seen their health or their family’s health directly impacted by COVID-19.
Months after promising radical changes in how it treats actors and other affiliated artists, the Flea Theater has announced that it would do just that, but not in the way those artists expected.
For the first time, the award presented by Actors’ Equity Association and Foundation will go to 2 individuals.
New theaters approved for productions this month include Miami New Drama, Alliance Theatre, and more!
Lin-Manuel Miranda should be proud. According to Actors’ Equity Association, “Hamilton” has led to a sizable increase in jobs for actors of color.
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